Eleven (formerly Eleven Sports) is a multinational group of sports television channels. Based in the United Kingdom, owned by Aser Ventures of Andrea Radrizzani.
Eleven Sports's business model was initially focused around the acquisition of major international sports rights in small countries. The company operates linear television and / or digital services in Belgium, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Myanmar, Taiwan and the United States.
Eleven Sports was first launched in Belgium and Luxembourg in 2015 with a linear and OTT service. In February 2016, Eleven Sports acquired the Polish rights to Formula 1. In July 2016, Eleven Sports acquired the rights to the English Premier League in Taiwan. Both properties were marketed by Radrizzani's sister company MP & Silva.
On March 16, 2017, Eleven Sports announced the purchase of "certain distribution assets" of the new US international sports channel One World Sports; this was replaced by the US version of Eleven Sports Network prior to the announcement. Financial details of the sale were not disclosed.
In May 2017, Eleven Sports acquired a majority stake in the Italian provider Sportube, which was renamed in September. As of 2019, it offers free events to registered users such as Italian water polo, handball and selected UEFA Nations League group stage, as well as pay-per-view events such as Italian Serie C football, Superliga Argentina and the Men's Italian Volleyball League. On January 9, 2018, Eleven announced that it would air 120 games in the 2017-18 NBA G League season in the United States.
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